Tennis falls in sections
Mon, 10/14/2013 - 10:10am admin
The Big Lake Hornets girls varsity tennis team lost the first round of section play to the Princeton Tigers, 7-0, this week.
“Princeton is a very good team,” said Coach Brett Mattson, who has coached boys and girls tennis for the last three years.
The Princeton Tigers are the conference champions. Princeton will go on to play the winner of a match between Andover and Cambridge-Isanti.
In section singles, Mady Johnson lost a close first round match against Elk River's Lauren Brayden. 3-6, 3-6.
Karleigh Johnson lost in straight sets to the number 2 seed from Princeton, Mary Claire Mayerchak, 0-6, 0-6.
Big Lake's twin double duo of Alexa and Amanda Campbell came up short against the fifth seed team of sisters from Princeton, Bri and Kelsey Dorr. 4-6, 2-6.
Ali Robertson and Mary Peterson fell in straight sets to the two seed from Forest Lake, Bailey Nordby and Taylor Emly, 0-6, 0-6.
Girls season ending banquet is set for this Sunday at 3:00pm,
The girls won three matches this year, versus Osseo, North Branch and St. Francis. They end the season in eighth place in the 10 member Mississippi 8 Conference.